Obituary for Richard Shippman

Richard Shippman

Richard Harmon Shippman, age 81, of Le Center, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at his home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 27 from 9-11am with service at 11am all held at the Le Center Funeral Home. Interment will be held in the Greenwood Union Cemetery in Le Center.

Richard was born on July 16, 1942 to Robert and Alma Sophie (Lillegaard) Shippman. He attended McKinley High School. He served in the United States Army Reserve during Vietnam. He enjoyed gardening, visiting with friends, family, and especially his grand kids, and working on projects.

Richard is survived by his former wife, Gladys Shippman of Le Center; sons, Mark (Amanda) Shippman of Montgomery, Michael (Missy) Shippman of Le Center, and Martin Shippman of Le Center; grandchildren, William
Shippman, Robert Shippman, Anna Shippman, and Jacob Shippman.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Alma Shippman.

Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center, 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at

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